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Jazz Up Father’s Day with this Cake and Late Harvest Wine Recipe

Treat your Father  this Father’s Day with this special cake baked right at home. The recipe is from Chateau Grand Traverse and uses a Late Harvest wine. You can read a review of the winery at http://winetrailtraveler.com/michigan/chateaugrandtraverse.php.

Category: Dessert

Title: Late Harvest Cake


18 oz yellow cake mix (without pudding)
1 pkg vanilla pudding
1/2 c water
1 c Chateau Grand Traverse Late Harvest Riesling
1/2 c vegetable oil
4 eggs
1/2 c pecans, chopped
1/4 lb butter
1 c sugar
1/4 c water


1. Line bottom of a greased 10″ tube pan with chopped pecans.

2. Blend cake mix, pudding, water, 1/2 c of wine, oil and eggs with mixer and pour into pecan-lined tube pan.

3. Bake at 325° F for 50-60 minutes.


1. Mix and boil for three minutes: butter, sugar and 1/4 c water.

2. Remove from heat and add remaining 1/2 c of wine.

3. Pour this mixture over hot cake and leave in pan 30 minutes before turning out.

Serves 16

Provided by Chateau Grand Traverse, Michigan.

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